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# singer - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

Bye Bye Birdie star Bobby Rydell dies aged 79
# Singer
# Singer

Bye Bye Birdie star Bobby Rydell dies aged 79

Apr 6th 2022, 8:00 AM 17,388 Views 1 Comment

Rydell was among a wave of US teen idols who emerged after Elvis Presley and before the rise of The Beatles.

# singer - Monday 20 December, 2021

Il Divo singer Carlos Marin dies aged 53
# Il Divo
# Il Divo

Il Divo singer Carlos Marin dies aged 53

Dec 20th 2021, 8:49 AM 40,914 Views 6 Comments

Tributes poured in for the German-born Spanish baritone on social media.

# singer - Monday 1 February, 2021

Legendary singer Tony Bennett reveals Alzheimer's diagnosis
# Us Singer
# Us Singer

Legendary singer Tony Bennett reveals Alzheimer's diagnosis

Feb 1st 2021, 10:05 PM 23,265 Views 9 Comments

“Life is a gift – even with Alzheimer’s,” Bennett said on Twitter.

# singer - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Eddie Van Halen dies aged 65
# Van Halen
# Van Halen

Eddie Van Halen dies aged 65

Oct 6th 2020, 9:15 PM 54,037 Views 38 Comments

Tributes have been paid to the musician who has died after a long battle with cancer.

# singer - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Elton John denies breaching ex-wife’s privacy agreement in £3 million claim
# Rocket Man
# Rocket Man

Elton John denies breaching ex-wife’s privacy agreement in £3 million claim

Jul 23rd 2020, 8:35 PM 36,739 Views 0 Comments

Renate Blauel is suing John for allegedly breaching an agreement the pair signed after their divorce in 1988.

# singer - Thursday 2 July, 2020

81 killed in protests after death of Ethiopian singer
# Political Songs
# Political Songs

81 killed in protests after death of Ethiopian singer

Jul 2nd 2020, 7:35 AM 19,981 Views 8 Comments

Hachalu Hundessa, whose songs gave voice to marginalisation, was shot dead on Monday night.

# singer - Thursday 4 July, 2019

'This moment broke a little piece of my heart': Singer Joss Stone says she was deported from Iran
# World Tour
# World Tour

'This moment broke a little piece of my heart': Singer Joss Stone says she was deported from Iran

Jul 4th 2019, 2:45 PM 39,603 Views 50 Comments

Stone says Iran was the last country of her world tour.

# singer - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Who is Lizzo? The singer and rapper who jams on the flute and works with the Kardashians
# Rising Star
From The Daily Edge
# Rising Star

Who is Lizzo? The singer and rapper who jams on the flute and works with the Kardashians

Feb 5th 2019, 3:09 PM 9,136 Views 0 Comments

The woman responsible for some serious bangers.

# singer - Monday 1 October, 2018

Charles Aznavour, 'France's Frank Sinatra', dies aged 94
# RIP
# RIP

Charles Aznavour, 'France's Frank Sinatra', dies aged 94

Oct 1st 2018, 1:19 PM 15,202 Views 9 Comments

His most famous songs include She and Dance in the Old Fashioned Way.

# singer - Monday 13 August, 2018

Aretha Franklin 'gravely ill', says US reporter and family friend
# Say A Little Prayer
# Say A Little Prayer

Aretha Franklin 'gravely ill', says US reporter and family friend

Aug 13th 2018, 10:46 AM 43,796 Views 19 Comments

Franklin, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2010, last performed in November 2017.

# singer - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Demi Lovato rushed to hospital following suspected heroin overdose
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

Demi Lovato rushed to hospital following suspected heroin overdose

Jul 24th 2018, 10:36 PM 63,775 Views 51 Comments

The 25-year-old singer has struggled with addiction problems in the past.

# singer - Friday 6 July, 2018

'Nobody has approached me': Frances Black says she has no intention of running for president
# The Aras
# The Aras

'Nobody has approached me': Frances Black says she has no intention of running for president

Jul 6th 2018, 6:15 AM 10,086 Views 25 Comments

Sinn Féin is due to hold meetings with a number of independents about the presidential election.

# singer - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Police confirm the death of Dolores O'Riordan is not being treated as suspicious
# RIP
# RIP

Police confirm the death of Dolores O'Riordan is not being treated as suspicious

Jan 16th 2018, 12:15 PM 88,731 Views 48 Comments

The singer was in London for a short studio recording session.

# singer - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Driving Home For Christmas singer Chris Rea collapsed on stage
# Stable
# Stable

Driving Home For Christmas singer Chris Rea collapsed on stage

Dec 10th 2017, 1:42 PM 31,280 Views 28 Comments

It’s understood that the 66-year-old singer is now in a stable condition.

# singer - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Country music star Glen Campbell dies aged 81
# RIP
# RIP

Country music star Glen Campbell dies aged 81

Aug 8th 2017, 10:52 PM 19,795 Views 45 Comments

Campbell’s family said the singer died this morning in Nashville.

Jury selected in trial of man accused of groping Taylor Swift
# DJ David Mueller
# DJ David Mueller

Jury selected in trial of man accused of groping Taylor Swift

Aug 8th 2017, 12:09 PM 22,264 Views 61 Comments

A radio DJ is accused of grabbing her backside at an event in June 2013.

# singer - Monday 2 January, 2017

Shane MacGowan expresses thanks for support after mother's death in car crash
# RIP
# RIP

Shane MacGowan expresses thanks for support after mother's death in car crash

Jan 2nd 2017, 8:26 PM 40,166 Views 13 Comments

Therese MacGowan died after her car struck a wall in Tipperary.

# singer - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

George Michael's partner who found him dead said 'everything had been very complicated recently'
# Unexplained
# Unexplained

George Michael's partner who found him dead said 'everything had been very complicated recently'

Dec 28th 2016, 7:27 AM 48,355 Views 17 Comments

Police described the singer’s death as “unexplained but not suspicious”.

# singer - Friday 4 November, 2016

Michael Bublé's 3-year-old son has been diagnosed with cancer
# Buble
From The Daily Edge
# Buble

Michael Bublé's 3-year-old son has been diagnosed with cancer

Nov 4th 2016, 3:08 PM 44,893 Views 31 Comments

The singer has said that he and his wife are ‘devastated’ at the news.

# singer - Friday 2 September, 2016

"I caught it early, I’m incredibly lucky": Singer Brian Kennedy reveals he has cancer
# Cancer Battle
# Cancer Battle

"I caught it early, I’m incredibly lucky": Singer Brian Kennedy reveals he has cancer

Sep 2nd 2016, 8:57 PM 57,791 Views 44 Comments

Kennedy said that tests had shown the cancer hadn’t spread to his other organs and that it had been caught early.

# singer - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Chris Brown keeps posting videos online as police wait outside
# Trouble
# Trouble

Chris Brown keeps posting videos online as police wait outside

Aug 30th 2016, 7:26 PM 32,820 Views 53 Comments

Authorities received a call from a woman who was looking for help from inside his property.

# singer - Friday 17 June, 2016

Singer Meat Loaf taken to hospital after collapsing on stage
# Meat Loaf
# Meat Loaf

Singer Meat Loaf taken to hospital after collapsing on stage

Jun 17th 2016, 7:13 AM 24,494 Views 40 Comments

The Canadian Press reports he was taken to a hospital in unknown condition last night.

# singer - Friday 29 April, 2016

Irish musician wins international songwriting award
# Jack O'rourke
# Jack O'rourke

Irish musician wins international songwriting award

Apr 29th 2016, 10:12 PM 23,218 Views 27 Comments

The competition was judged by the likes of Tom Waits.

# singer - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Kesha's sexual assault claims against producer are dismissed
# Court
# Court

Kesha's sexual assault claims against producer are dismissed

Apr 7th 2016, 7:55 AM 25,102 Views 54 Comments

The singer claimed Dr Luke violated her rights.

# singer - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Tenor John McCormack's house in Booterstown is for sale
# Dream House
# Dream House

Tenor John McCormack's house in Booterstown is for sale

Feb 11th 2016, 5:53 PM 23,525 Views 17 Comments

He was a Count of the Papal Court, don’t you know, so it comes with its own oratory.

# singer - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Sam Smith has been criticised for being 'surprised' racism still exists in 2016
# Writing's On The Wall
From The Daily Edge
# Writing's On The Wall

Sam Smith has been criticised for being 'surprised' racism still exists in 2016

Jan 21st 2016, 11:35 AM 3,124 Views 0 Comments

The singer tweeted that he was ‘speechless’ after a friend was ‘racially abused’ in London.

# singer - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Joe Dolan placed this ad in 1968 offering a reward for information on rumours about him
# Rumours
# Rumours

Joe Dolan placed this ad in 1968 offering a reward for information on rumours about him

Jan 2nd 2016, 8:30 PM 82,218 Views 62 Comments

Dolan said he was worried parents would stop allowing young people to the ballrooms he played in with the Drifters.

# singer - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

"Am I moved by your performance? That should be what sells records, more than what you look like"
# Sing Out Sunday
# Sing Out Sunday

"Am I moved by your performance? That should be what sells records, more than what you look like"

Oct 21st 2015, 8:00 PM 10,977 Views 2 Comments

A top vocal coach shares what it’s like working on hit TV show the Voice.

# singer - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Everyone's talking about these photos of Demi Lovato in the nip
# Really Don't Care
From The Daily Edge
# Really Don't Care

Everyone's talking about these photos of Demi Lovato in the nip

Oct 3rd 2015, 9:20 AM 16,730 Views 6 Comments

Their message is seriously inspiring. (Somewhat NSFW pics inside.)

# singer - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Pay as much or as little as you want to see Enda Kenny sing live in Cork
# Bargain
# Bargain

Pay as much or as little as you want to see Enda Kenny sing live in Cork

Sep 5th 2015, 10:00 AM 8,352 Views 10 Comments

Okay, it’s not the Enda Kenny you’re thinking of…

# singer - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Watch: Amazing video shows opera performer singing all the way through brain surgery
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Watch: Amazing video shows opera performer singing all the way through brain surgery

Aug 13th 2015, 3:50 PM 12,100 Views 10 Comments

Doctors used Ambroz Bajec-Lapajne’s singing to monitor their work.

# singer - Friday 17 July, 2015

Imelda May reveals marital split on Facebook to "dispel any bad rumours"
# Sad News
# Sad News

Imelda May reveals marital split on Facebook to "dispel any bad rumours"

Jul 17th 2015, 8:02 PM 50,797 Views 22 Comments

She said that “the papers are running with it soon”.

# singer - Sunday 5 July, 2015

"A lot of people said this film would never get made"
# Back To Black
# Back To Black

"A lot of people said this film would never get made"

Jul 5th 2015, 9:00 PM 28,182 Views 38 Comments

“A lot of people said ‘Why do you want to make a film about a junkie?’” said the director, Asif Kapadia. “That’s exactly why I needed to make the film.”

# singer - Monday 29 June, 2015

Joni Mitchell is 'talking again but hasn't walked' after aneurysm
# Recovery
# Recovery

Joni Mitchell is 'talking again but hasn't walked' after aneurysm

Jun 29th 2015, 10:02 AM 15,658 Views 11 Comments

The singer is expected to make a full recovery.

# singer - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Tears, tantrums and Irish pride: What it's really like performing in the Eurovision
# Musical Memories
# Musical Memories

Tears, tantrums and Irish pride: What it's really like performing in the Eurovision

May 23rd 2015, 6:00 PM 9,941 Views 7 Comments

We chatted to Brian Kennedy, who represented Ireland back in 2006.

# singer - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

The trailer for the critically acclaimed Amy Winehouse documentary is finally here
# Back To Black
# Back To Black

The trailer for the critically acclaimed Amy Winehouse documentary is finally here

May 20th 2015, 9:15 PM 12,177 Views 18 Comments

Some critics say it could be headed for an Oscar.

# singer - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Friend confirms Joni Mitchell 'not in a coma, and nowhere near giving up'
# Unresponsive
# Unresponsive

Friend confirms Joni Mitchell 'not in a coma, and nowhere near giving up'

Apr 29th 2015, 7:36 AM 30,027 Views 14 Comments

Media reports last night suggested the singer was in a coma.

# singer - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Joni Mitchell hospitalised after being found unconscious at LA home
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

Joni Mitchell hospitalised after being found unconscious at LA home

Apr 1st 2015, 7:10 AM 23,754 Views 16 Comments

The singer is currently in intensive care but it said to be awake.

# singer - Friday 20 March, 2015

Usher is in Dublin, and sporting an excellent Guinness moustache
# Love In This Storehouse
From The Daily Edge
# Love In This Storehouse

Usher is in Dublin, and sporting an excellent Guinness moustache

Mar 20th 2015, 8:28 AM 4,135 Views 1 Comment

One of the finest we’ve seen. Congrats, Ush.

# singer - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Cliff Richard police inquiry 'significantly expanded'
# UK
# UK

Cliff Richard police inquiry 'significantly expanded'

Feb 25th 2015, 9:51 PM 29,692 Views 75 Comments

The investigation relates to claims of sexual assault.

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